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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Olmsted, Frederick Law

Charles E. Beveridge.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture; Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 4044 words.

(b Hartford, CT, April 26, 1822; d Waverly, MA, Aug 22, 1903).

American landscape designer, urban planner, and writer. Influenced by 18th-century English traditions of landscape...

Howard, Sir Ebenezer

J. M. Richards.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture; History of Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 731 words.

(b London, Jan 29, 1850; d Welwyn Garden City, Herts, May 1, 1928).

English social reformer, writer and shorthand-writer. He worked first as a clerk in the offices of various...

Morris, Sir Cedric (Lockwood), 9th Baronet of Clasemont

Richard Morphet.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture; Painting; 20th-Century Art. 306 words.

(b Swansea, Dec 11, 1889; d Ipswich, Feb 8, 1982).

Welsh painter and horticulturist. He was a self-taught painter but attended the académies libres in Paris as a young man....

Wright, Henry

Kristin E. Larsen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture; Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 571 words.

(b Lawrence, KS, July 2, 1878; d Newton, NJ, July 9, 1936).

American landscape architect and housing reformer. Educated at the University of Pennsylvania, Wright received...

Cornish

Keith N. Morgan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture; Painting; Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 803 words.

American town and former artists’ colony in the state of New Hampshire. Situated on a line of hills near the eastern bank of the Connecticut River c. 160 km north-west of Boston, Cornish...